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Ep. 67: Disabled Attorneys
Fight For A Place In The Law
Law360 has put together a special series of stories on how disabled attorneys are faring in the legal industry. Senior reporter Brandon Lowrey joins the show this week to explain why disabled attorneys have been gaining traction in BigLaw more slowly than women and minorities. He tells us how those with disabilities often find little support while navigating an inhospitable industry, and what could change that in the future.
Then, senior reporter Erin Coe discusses one subset of "invisible" disabilities: mental illness. Mental health issues impact a disproportionate number of attorneys, and while stigma around these conditions is still rampant, Erin tells us why things may be getting a little better.
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